MSc(Eng) Data Communications
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
This is where brilliant ideas are turned into advanced technology. Our expert staff are at the top of their game.
About the course
|September 2016 start||
Course description 2016
Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)Data communications is probably the most dynamic sector an engineering graduate can get into. It takes ambition, energy and technical skill.
Technology is developing fast. Research and development needs an interdisciplinary approach. That's where Sheffield comes into its own.
Study the dynamic field of efficient information transfer around the globe. We teach this course jointly with the Department of Computer Science so you get up-to-date knowledge and understanding, and individual support for an industry-relevant research project.
You'll be assessed on coursework, exams and a project dissertation with poster presentation.
Teaching is research-led from EEE and Computer Science. You'll carry out an individual research project with supervision throughout the project and during preparation of your dissertation.
1 year full-time
|September 2017 start||
Course description 2017
Study the dynamic field of efficient information transfer around the globe. We teach this course jointly with the Department of Computer Science so you get up-to-date knowledge and understanding.
Examples of optional modules
Teaching and assessment
We deliver research-led teaching from our department and Computer Science with individual support for your research project and dissertation. Assessment is by examinations, coursework and a project dissertation with poster presentation.
1 year full-time
A 2:1 honours degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or Physics field from a good UK university or an equivalent international degree qualification.
If you have a 2:2 or equivalent, or industrial experience, we'll give your application individual consideration.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Dr Nathan Porter
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.